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Daily News Clips - September 11, 2017

Summary

Members of the D.C. Fraternal Order of Police have been collecting donations to help the victims of the hurricanes wreaking havoc on the United States. The officers have donated their own items and coordinated between family, friends and local businesses to fill four large trailers with supplies the victims desperately need. • Police are investigating after a shooting left a man dead in Northwest, D.C. The shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. Sunday outside of 615 Newton Place. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 202-727-9099 or text anonymously at 50411.

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Crime Updates

Fox5DC: Man shot, killed on Newton Place in Northwest DC “Police are investigating after a shooting left a man dead in Northwest, D.C. The shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. Sunday outside of 615 Newton Place. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 202-727-9099 or text anonymously at 50411.”

Washington Post: Police arrest 2 youths in unrelated robberies in Southeast, Northeast Washington “A 12-year-old and a 15-year-old have been arrested in separate robberies last week on Capitol Hill and in Northeast Washington, D.C. police said Sunday.”

NBC Washington: Man Arrested for Sexual Battery on Metro Previously Arrested Dozens of Times for Indecent Exposure “A man accused of sexual battery and public masturbation on the Metrorail system has been arrested more than two dozen times for indecent exposure, Metro Transit police said. Nathaniel Ford, 29, of southeast Washington was arrested Friday. According to police, he sexually battered a woman on a train near the West Falls Church Metro station on June 5.”

Washington Post: Authorities failed to list suspected Metro shooter as escapee “A man who police said fired a gun into a District Metro station Aug. 25 had walked away from a federal prison-run halfway house three weeks earlier, but a clerical error meant no one in law enforcement had been looking for him, authorities said Friday.”

Public Safety Updates

NBC Washington: DC police union donating supplies to hurricane victims “Members of the D.C. Fraternal Order of Police have been collecting donations to help the victims of the hurricanes wreaking havoc on the United States. The officers have donated their own items and coordinated between family, friends and local businesses to fill four large trailers with supplies the victims desperately need.”

Fox5DC: Sept. 11 remembrance ceremonies held at Pentagon; throughout DC area “Northern Virginia will mark the 16th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks at multiple ceremonies. Arlington County, where the Pentagon was struck and 184 people died, will hold ceremonies Monday morning on its plaza at the county courthouse.”

Mayor and City Council

NBC Washington: Judge Delays Decision on Trail Closed for Purple Line Construction “A judge has delayed a key decision on the Georgetown Branch Trail that was closed for Purple Line construction. Purple Line opponents filed a temporary restraining order earlier in the week to stop construction workers from removing any trees along the trail and asked that parts of the trail be reopened.”

Washington Post: D.C. public school teachers approve new contract “D.C. public school teachers have overwhelmingly approved a new contract, ending a labor impasse that had lasted for five years. The contract, ratified on Friday by union members, includes salary increases of 9 percent over three years. It does not apply to teachers who work in public charter schools.”

If you know anyone who has information regarding suspects, please call DC police.

Posted September 11 2017 at 9:56 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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